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Addicts say they use shabu to treat depression

KUWAIT: Three drug users told police upon their arrest that they abused shabu (methamphetamine) because it is an effective treatment for depression, but they were sent to the Drugs Control…

Mother of suspect in maid’s death denies son’s involvement

‘His wife used to bang the maid’s head against the wall’ KUWAIT: The family of a Lebanese man in whose apartment the body of a Filipina was found is in…

Military vehicle accident kills warrant officer

KUWAIT: A staff warrant officer of the Ground Forces was killed and another injured while on duty due to a military vehicle accident, Kuwait General Staff announced Friday. The accident…

Man beats pregnant wife

KUWAIT: A woman returned home from hospital where doctors told her that she was pregnant, but when she delivered the news to her husband, he became infuriated because he told…

Policeman fined for refusing to saluting female officer

KUWAIT: The court of cassation yesterday fined a policeman KD 3,000 for refusing to saluting a female officer. The court explained that the policeman refused a direct order to salute…

Sponsor held in worker’s death

KUWAIT: The body of a 39-year-old Sudanese man was sent to the coroner after he arrived dead at Wafra polyclinic, with beating marks on his head. The body was examined…

Probe launched after schoolboy dies in ‘beating’

KUWAIT: Education Minister Hamed Al-Azmi announced yesterday the formation of an investigative committee consisting of three bodies from outside the education ministry to probe the death of student Issa Al-Bloushi.…

Man jailed for forging citizenship, ordered to pay back KD 83,000

KUWAIT: The criminal court sentenced a Saudi national to seven years in jail for forging a Kuwaiti citizenship. It also ordered him to return KD 83,000 and fined him KD…

No injuries in Salmiya restaurant blaze

KUWAIT: A fire broke out in a Salmiya restaurant yesterday, prompting Salmiya and Bidaa fire stations to respond. The fire started on the second floor of the mall where the…

Bootleggers arrested in Hawally

  KUWAIT: Police found 12 drums filled with liquor as well as 51 bottles read for sale during a raid in Hawally, the Interior Ministry’s Relations and Security Information Department…

Hunt on for maid’s killers; 2,200 Pinoys want out; MoI denies arresting Filipinas

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s ministries of interior and foreign affairs assured the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait following a meeting yesterday with the ambassador that a manhunt is underway to arrest the perpetrators…

1,337 arrested in statewide crackdowns

KUWAIT: General security police carried out several campaigns in all Kuwait governorates from Feb 4 to 10, resulting in the arrest of 1,337 persons. The campaign was under the supervision…

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